Crouse Connects

Crouse isn’t just about healthcare. We’re about what we believe sets us apart: Carepassion™ .

We always say we’re not a ‘perfect’ hospital. But our physicians, nurses, providers and staff strive to listen to each patient and family member’s feelings and needs with the respect and dignity you deserve.

Our CrouseConnects blog is designed to talk about some of the ways we connect and do just that. How we work on achieving clinical advances that help us provide the best in patient care for our community and region. And how we try to tend to the “little things” — parking, getting around and dining, for example — to make anyone’s visit or stay at Crouse more welcoming and comfortable.

Category Archives: Patient Story

Patient Races Towards Weight Loss Goal with the Help of Bariatric Surgery at Crouse Health

Erin Felix was determined to run a marathon before her 40th birthday. Overweight since childhood, Felix had still always been physically active, says the wife and mother of three from Phoenix, New York. “I feel like I’ve been on a diet all of my life, but I always made sure I was eating the right…

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Newfield Family Supports Baker NICU

Race Update: Great New York State Marathon (“Loop the Lake”), Oct. 17 Josh completed his series of races with the Loop the Lake marathon in mid-October. Here is his update: “I was very excited to be running the first Great New York State Marathon. Moving towards this race I was feeling fantastic and looking forward…

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Crouse Stroke Survivor Spreads Message of Hope and Love

On Feb. 24, 2020, Derrick Tennant was loving life. The stand-up comedian and motivational speaker had a great gig at Atlantis, a premier hotel and casino in the Bahamas. On a beautiful Monday, he soaked up the sun and surveyed the oceanside scenery without a care in the world. Then came the cell phone text…

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Even in Death, Spiritual Care Volunteer Touches Lives

Thomas Schlueter (1944 – 2021) was an active Spiritual Care volunteer for five years until we had to pause our volunteer program due to COVID-19. As a Crouse Health volunteer, Tom provided comfort to fellow cancer patients while in remission himself from the leukemia that eventually caused his death. An active member of St. Elizabeth Ann…

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